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Ep. 44 Jan Beatty Reading Series

Jan Beatty

In this week's Reading Series, you'll be listening to poet Jan Beatty. Beatty is the author of four books of poetry: "Ravenous," "Mad River," "Boneshaker," and "Red Sugar." Her fourth full-length book, "The Switching/Yard," was published by the University of Pittsburgh Press in February 2013. Beatty directs the creative writing program at Carlow University, where she runs the Madwomen in the Attic writing workshops. She will be reading "Mad River" and "A Waitress's Instructions on Tipping, or Get the Cash Up and Don't Waste My Time" from her book "Mad River," and "Machine Shop of Love," "Poetry Workshop at the Homeless Shelter" and "Cruising the Blue Belt" from her book "Boneshaker."